Movies and TV shows like Domina

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Domina (2021)
 7.0
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Domina (2021)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy
TV show
Story: Domina follows Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, to Rome’s most powerful and influential Empress, driven by a deep desire to avenge her father and secure power for her sons. Livia and her peers navigate their way through a brutal society by means of strategy, conspiracy, seduction and murder. This is a visceral and authentic family saga, grounded in historical accuracy and bringing to life the incredible true stories of the women who would create one of the most enduring and fascinating dynasties of all time.
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, wife, power struggle, roman emperor, historical character, historical figure, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, family relations, relationships, woman, strong female lead, lifestyle, peplum
Place: rome italy

Most similar movies to Domina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and epic films and TV series with plots about family relations, ancient rome, roman empire, power struggle, society, historical character and political intrigue mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Domina: Anne Boleyn (2021), Romulus (2020), I, Claudius (1976), Nero (2004), A.D. (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.1
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Anne Boleyn (2021)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The final months of Boleyn's life, her struggle with Tudor England's patriarchal society, her desire to secure a future for her daughter, Elizabeth, and the brutal reality of her failure to provide Henry with a male heir.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, patriarchy, social problems, social relations, fighting the system, lifestyle, historical figure, society, historical event, husband wife relationship, showdown, woman ...
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95%
 6.7
 2K
Romulus (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
TV show
Story: The story of Romulus and his twin brother Remus, in eighth century B.C. as seen through the eyes of three people marked by death, loneliness and violence.
Style: serious, atmospheric, heroic, realistic, captivating
Plot: ancient rome, battles, violence, conflict, historical character, leader, power struggle, merciless, courage, society, rivals, tough heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy
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76%
 8.8
 16K
I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 669 min.
TV show
Story: Tracing the lives of several Roman emperors, this is an epic of ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue set in one of history's most fascinating eras. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have ...
Style: epic, clever, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, emperor, political intrigue, ancient rome, power struggle, ambition, betrayal, intrigue, incest, ancient, family feud, prophecy ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient history, 1st century, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious
Plot: roman empire, emperor, politics, historical character, religions or cults, political intrigue, rebelliousness, power struggle, political unrest, state affairs, lust, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 633
Nero (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Germany, UK, France, Tunisia
Duration: 192 min.
Story: As a young boy, future emperor Nero witnesses the mad Emperor Caligula kill his father and exile his mother. While in exile in the pontine islands, Agrippina, his mother, sees a vision telling her that her son can become emperor, but she will have ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: roman empire, roman emperor, ancient rome, intrigue, political unrest, power struggle, fight for supremacy, battles, historical figure, life, political intrigue, political conspiracy ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 424
A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 600 min.
TV show
Story: Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
Style: epic
Plot: bible, roman empire, apostle, adoption, martyrdom, ancient rome, jesus christ, gladiator, martyr, corporal punishment, pursuit, jesus ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.7
 159K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, emperor, ancient rome, incest, warrior, intrigue, rivalry, betrayal, power struggle, slavery, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, alexandria egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
King Sejong the Great (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: "The Great King, Sejong" is a full-scale political drama describing how King Sejong and his loyal retainers cooperate and contrive to make his dynasty a better place. While King Sejong was on the throne, the Joseon Dynasty enjoyed ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, political, serious, stylized
Plot: historical figure, royalty, king, joseon dynasty, faithfulness, palace intrigue, historical character, family relations, royal family, historical event, korean history, prince
Time: 15th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Elisa di Rivombrosa (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Piemonte of Carlo Emanuele III, Elisa di Rivombrosa tells the love story between Count Fabrizio Ristori and the maid Elisa Scalzi, lady companion of countess Agnes, mother of Fabrizio. The couple will face many difficulties, intrigues of all ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: fall in love, falling in love, conspiracy, countess, marriage, murder, castle, relationships, high society, social relations, male female relationship, life ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Barbarians Rising (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the perspective of the rebel leaders, the series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by those the Roman Empire called “barbarians” – tribes they viewed as beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and ...
Style: captivating, serious, semi documentary
Plot: ancient rome, roman soldier, roman empire, rebellion, roman emperor, warrior, battles, hunger, vandal, paganism, brutality, siege ...
Time: ancient history
Place: hungary, mediterranean sea, romania, germany, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 223
Julius Caesar (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
TV show
Story: The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.
Plot: assassination, roman empire, ancient rome, civil war, tragedy, funeral, julius caesar, shakespeare, bbc
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 2K
Leonardo (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of hiding his true self. Each episode will examine one of da Vinci’s artworks for hidden clues about a ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, inventor, artist, discovery, historical figure, inventions and discoveries, artists' life, historical character, couple relations, scientific discovery, male female relationship, relationships ...
Time: renaissance, 15th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 2K
Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: As Conqueror Julius Caesar is drawing his last breath, he swears Tyrannus—Rome's finest warrior—to an oath to protect his successor, Octavius, his 18-year-old nephew. Tyrannus and Octavius are forced into exile to protect the young man from ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, julius caesar, gladiator, leadership, betrayal, rivalry, assassination, tragic hero, ambition, emperor, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 5K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, slave, ancient rome, tragic hero, human spirit, adventure, leadership, gladiator, heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
476 A.D. Chapter One: The Last Light of Aries (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Croatia, USA, Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After General Flavius Aetius frees the Roman Empire from the clutches of Attila the Hun, Rome is once again secure. However, this assurance is short-lived, as Attila is no longer a threat, it only brings the Germanic tribes to once again unite ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: ancient rome, family relations, husband wife relationship, love, friendship, murder, roman soldier, violence, murder of father, father son relationship, antiquity, fear ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
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Deep Water (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern day look at family through the eyes of three women as they work to balance work and life pressures.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horny wife, family relations, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, businesswoman, destiny, friendship, society, adaptation, lifestyle, fight, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 6K
Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, surprise ending, epic ...
Plot: historical character, political intrigue, clergy, church, european history, power struggle, politics, brother sister sex, political corruption, court intrigue, ambition, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 1400s, 16th century, 15th century ...
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican, naples italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 472
Yi San (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Yi San, also known as Wind of the Palace, is a 2007 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Seo-jin, Han Ji-min, Park Eun-hye, and Lee Jong-soo. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from September 17, 2007 to June 16, 2008 on Mondays and ...
Style: romantic, touching, harsh, captivating, political
Plot: prince, king, joseon dynasty, family relations, palace, palace intrigue, royal family, romantic relationship, love, romance, death, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.2
 320
Bryggeren (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The development of Carlsberg Beer, the Carlsberg brewery and the mishaps between father and son, are the main story. But also the social life in Denmark in this time period, both for the rich and poor are explored.
Style: family saga
Plot: period piece, businessman, death of child, brewery, father son relationship, beer, family relations
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: copenhagen, rome italy, denmark, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 657
Black Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: A married women has to fight for the things she lost because of the revealed secrets of her husband.
Style: captivating
Plot: marital problem, family problems, husband wife relationship, relationship problems, relationships, family relations, deception, male female relationship, marriage, lie, troubled marriage, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Anastasia a young Greek woman in Ahmed I's harem takes on the name 'Kosem' (leader, pioneer). In a world of men, she rules of the Ottoman Empire through her sons and grandson.
Style: emotional, realistic, based on true events, captivating, stylized
Plot: palace intrigue, sultan, strong female character, royal family, strong female lead, strongman, power struggle, intrigue, power, bossy woman, female protagonist, harem ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Great Seljuks: Guardians of Justice (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The growth of the great Seljuk Empire. An epic journey with love, secrets and struggle for the pursuit of order in the world and justice.
Style: tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: sultan, muslim, turk, conquering, battles, fight scenes, roman empire, koran, trap, assassin, archer, sword ...
Time: 11th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Saints & Strangers (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: Saints & Strangers is a story that goes beyond the familiar historical account of Thanksgiving and the founding of Plymouth Plantation, revealing the trials and tribulations of the settlers at Plymouth: 102 men, women and children who sailed on ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: conquistador, new world, ambition, power struggle, sea voyage, political intrigue, escapades, family relations, inventions and discoveries, navigation, religion, adventurer ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Warriors of the Yang Clan (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the historical exploits of the Yang military family during the Song Dynasty, this drama begins as war between China and the neighboring Liao kingdom is about to begin.
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: power struggle, warrior, political intrigue, dynasty, fight for supremacy, political unrest, showdown, fight, love and romance, political conspiracy, domineering father, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 236
Dukla 61 (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about the family of an elite miner set against the backdrop of the biggest mining disaster of the second half of the 20th century, which left 108 men dead.
Style: based on true events
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, catastrophe, husband wife relationship, mine, miner, death, father son relationship, czech history, family relations
Time: year 1961, 1960s, 60s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 164
The Borgias (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.
Plot: leonardo da vinci, family relations, priest, pope, italian history, brother sister relationship, rise to power, murder, cardinal, cardinal the priest, religion
Time: renaissance, 15th century, 16th century, 1500s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, biblical, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, apostle, god or devil, faith, back from the dead, betrayal, rabbi ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
Style: stylized, touching, sincere, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, nurse, midwife, nun, child birth, childbirth, doctor, family life, friends, family relations, nursing, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1961 ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 141
Pompeii (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Epic drama of Pompeii at the city’s height of glory, up to the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, this film is one of titanic proportions, recounting on the grandest scale, its untimely destruction which killed 20,000 people in a matter of ...
Style: captivating, serious, contemplative
Plot: ancient rome, gladiator, volcano, stabbed to death, love, roman empire, long haired male, sword fight, sword, trident, stabbed in the belly, stabbed in the chest ...
Place: pompeii, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 79 AD, one of the infamous natural disasters in human history occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted. With speculative dramatizations of various inhabitants' final hours along with detailed documentation of the known facts concerning the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, catastrophe, heroes, ancient rome, legends and myths, escapades, danger, on the run, life is a bitch, forces of nature, society, gladiator ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, pompeii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%